A large number of officials and people went to see North Korean President to Hanoi at Pyongyang station.

President Kim Jong-un approved the honor team before boarding the train to Vietnam

Korean state television station KRT today broadcast a video showing Kim Jong-un receiving a formal welcome at the Pyongyang station on the afternoon of February 23. A lot of people hold flowers to see off Korean leaders.

Kim Jong-un was seen browsing the honor team before boarding the yellow-green train and waving to everyone to leave for Hanoi.

The TV station reported that he would officially visit Vietnam and attend “a summit”. Accompanying him during his trip as nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and his sister Kim Yo Jong.

Earlier, KCNA also confirmed Kim Jong-un had departed from Pyongyang by train in the afternoon. The Korean Central News Agency said he will have an official friendship visit to Vietnam at the invitation of General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, and attend the second summit with US President Donald Trump. .

“High-ranking officials of the party, the government and armed forces wish Kim Jong-un success and return to safety,” the company wrote.

According to Yonhap, the train is believed to carry Mr. Kim across the Korean border, crossing the bridge on the Yalu River into Dandong, China at over 21:00 local time. The ship is expected to take more than two days to cross thousands of kilometers through Chinese territory to Vietnam.

Kim Jong-un used the train on Chinese tours. However, last year, when attending the first Korean-American summit, he went to Singapore by plane and was there two days before the event.

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President Kim Jong-un approved the honor team before boarding the train to Vietnam
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